What is another word for alpine cableway?

3 synonyms found


[ ˈalpa͡ɪn kˈe͡ɪbə͡lwˌe͡ɪ], [ ˈalpa‍ɪn kˈe‍ɪbə‍lwˌe‍ɪ], [ ˈa_l_p_aɪ_n k_ˈeɪ_b_əl_w_ˌeɪ]

There are several synonyms for the term "alpine cableway," which refers to transportation systems that use cable cars or gondolas to ascend mountainous terrain. One such synonym is "mountain cableway," which emphasizes the elevating function of these devices. "Aerial tramway" and "ski lift" are also synonyms, though these terms may have slightly different connotations. Aerial tramways are typically larger and more enclosed, while ski lifts are designed for transporting skiers up slopes. Another synonym is "funicular," a type of cableway that uses two cars connected by a cable to move up and down a steep slope. Despite their nuances, all these terms refer to the awe-inspiring vertical journeys that are a hallmark of mountain tourism.

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How to use "Alpine cableway" in context?

The Alpes Express Cableway is a cableway in the Swiss Alps that links Chur in the canton of Graubünden with Meiringen in the canton of Thurgau. The cableway opened for service on 11 December 1971. The name Alpes Express is a registered trade mark.

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